Kathrin Lehmann is one of a rare type of sports star; one who has found success in two separate sports. Not only has she risen to the highest professional levels of ice hockey, but she has also reached to the top of women’s football as well.
With regards to ice hockey she has served as captain of the Swiss women's ice hockey team,. In this role she participated in a remarkable 204 international matches and took part at two Winter Olympics and seven times in ice hockey world championships.
The Swiss national ice hockey team was not, however, the only Swiss team she has played for. From 1996 to 2006 Lehmann also represented her national football and appeared in 31 international matches.
By the time she retired from professional football, however, she had also played for a host of top football teams in her position of goalkeeper, these included FC Bayern München (Germany); Turbine Potsdam (Germany); FCR Duisburg (Germany); Oklahoma State University (U.S.A.); and Hammarby DFF (Sweden).